Rebecca Warder is responsible for knowledge management for the HFW shipping group. She produces a variety of client publications, provides training both to clients and to lawyers within the firm and has advised clients on their own knowledge management systems. Rebecca has particular expertise in relation to international arbitration and environmental regulation. She has recently been involved in researching maritime arbitration caseloads at different shipping disputes centres and in writing on this area.
Before moving into her professional support lawyer role, Rebecca practised as a senior shipping litigator, advising on a wide variety of multi-jurisdictional and high-value shipping disputes. Her cases primarily involved charter party, bill of lading and shipbuilding and rig-building disputes, although she also advised on marine insurance litigation and on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses. Rebecca worked on international arbitrations, including LCIA, LCIA-DIFC and ICC cases as well as LMAA arbitrations, and has handled both mediations and expert determination.